A selection of Emily Thornberry's votes
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Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
Voted strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
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Emily Thornberry never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will estimate how many people who are not subject to the work-search requirements as set out in the Welfare Reform Act 2012 have been affected by the benefit cap since April 2013.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will estimate how many jobseeker's allowance claimants who fulfil all the work-search requirements as set out in the Welfare Reform Act 2012 and have never been subject to sanctions have been affected by the benefit cap since April 2013.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of households which include a claimant who is in receipt of (a) employment support allowance, (b) incapacity benefit and (c) severe disablement allowance that have been affected by the benefit cap since April 2013.
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Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Cabinet Office
- Crown Prosecution Service
- Serious Fraud Office
- Alternatives to Prosecution
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Attorney General (7 Oct 2011 to 20 Nov 2014)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 Oct 2006 to 2 Nov 2009)
- Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 26 Mar 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 182 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 28 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 208 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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